Caleb Ocker lets his creativity run wild with new taxidermy business
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Caleb Ocker lets his creativity run wild with new taxidermy business

Caleb Ocker poses in front of the Ocker’s Taxidermy mural at his new Means Hollow Road business in Shippensburg Saturday. Caleb Ocker demonstrates his craft for visitors at his new business, Ocker’s Taxidermy, on Means Hollow Road in Shippensburg during Saturday’s Open House. It’s not often that young adults have a clear view of what they want to do in life, especially not at the young age of 17. Caleb Ocker grew up in a family where hunting was, and is, a tradition, and being surrounded by the great outdoors was a way of life, especially this time of year. It’s not surprising that he knew fairly quickly after graduating high school that his vocation in life would have something to do with the outdoors. 300×250 image ad “My whole family, including myself, is really into hunting,” Ocker explained. “My father introduced my brother and I to the outdoors at a young age, and I have loved it ever since.” He remembers taking his first buck as a 10-year-old and the thrill of having his first mount hanging on the wall at the family cabin. After graduating from Middletown High School in 2017, he decided to take a year […]

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